Claimed as the most technically advanced and spacious fly-bridge yacht in the world. Progressive, capable, classically Princess. Bold aspirations,maybe? We at WSB have an opinion, so have taken a first look behind the claim before the P68 arrival at Southampton’s International Boat Show.
The new flagship of Sessa Marine, the Sport Fly 68 feet will be officially unveiled in the coming months. A new yacht concept characterized by a distinctive style, strong personality coming from years of design experience and innovation, and the evolution of the multi-awarded C68 that allowed Sessa Marine to step into big sports yacht segment several seasons ago.
Bavaria has announced the Highline editions across the range following on from the success of the Sport 39 “Highline” Edition, the Sport 35 and 35 HT as well as the Sport 44 and 44 HT can now also be ordered as a “Highline”-Editions. These new special editions ares equipped with unique features and an extended standard configuration, and are aimed at a competitive market price to lure interest. The WSB team takes a closer look into the detail of the new features available.
The launch of the new Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht took centre stage at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show. The widely anticipated 80 Sport Yacht certainly impressed when it went on display for the first time at the show. Attracting yacht aficionados from every corner of the world, the Southampton International Boat Show was the perfect location for Sunseeker International to unveil its latest Sport Yacht. The WSB team now takes a further look into this new arrival from Sunseeker.
Miles Jennings and Alfredo Amato produced one of the most popular and surprising results of the weekend with a simply sensational win in race 2 of the Mediterranean Grand Prix, which started to turn dramatically on its head as early as lap 8 of 15. The Anglo-Italian duo were running strongly in fourth place ahead of Poliform and were then elevated to third when Luca Formilli Fendi and Giovanni Carpitella’s race ended on lap 8 with a broken torque sensor. Two laps later race leader Victory slowed to a crawl after breaking a propeller and were passed by Zabo-Isiklar with LFF8 now up into second place.
2013 has been an incredible year for Princess who have launched a large number of new boats. The Plymouth boat builder really is leading the way when it comes to investing and delivering new and exciting models and the new Princess V48 is exactly that. Sleek, dynamic and exceptionally spacious, she is a highly versatile sports yacht delivering excitement and comfort in equal measure. The WSB team has travelled down to Plymouth to take a closer look at this new arrival.
Doors open to the largest boat show in the world, welcome to the 54th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat ShowOctober 31, 2013
Top 10 Things to See and Do at the 54th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®
For the 54th year, the “Yachting Capital of the World” will host the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®
(FLIBS), the largest in-water boat show in the world, from October 31- November 4, 2013. Attracting an international audience of hundreds of thousands of marine enthusiasts, the show covers six locations with more than 3 million square feet of space. From astonishing superyachts to fishing boats, runabouts and boats for every budget, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show delivers the excitement of boating, for any lifestyle.